book review

An oaf and a shroud - Two local authors write books for children

Carol Guild, features editor for the Auburn Journal, initiated the Support Placer Writers program in 2015 to promote local authors and inspire AJ readers to buy and read their book ...

Local novelist solves mysteries close to home in Auburn: Lake Tahoe serves as a backdrop to murder

I love stories that occur in places I’m familiar with. It is easier to envision the town or the street or the building or the intersection, and it adds to the enjoyment of th ...

Reading and writing: Both are necessary for richness of life

All equations must have at least two parts. Books are the same way. They must be written, they must be read. Readin’ and writin’, along with ‘rithmatic, are tau ...

A modern day love story with ancient overtones: Former Auburnite writes love story for two cultures

Books are written for many reasons. Some are written to entertain, some to teach, some to make you laugh, to cry, or to incite the reader to take action on a subject important to t ...

‘The Jarrian Chronicles’ invites readers on mysterious journey

Writers can take you to another country, another culture, even another time. Sometimes a writer will keep his or her story in the current time and place, but show you an unknown pa ...

‘Soul Sisters’ celebrates life exactly the way it is

Pain, sadness, heartache, and illness are all part of life. How you deal with them, how you allow them to affect you, what you learn from them, that is what makes you who you are. ...